News briefs, 1st Quarter 2015

Tell us what you have been up to.

Please send me information about your  expeditions, honors, or other accomplishments that you want to share with your fellow explorers.   We will publish your activities  on the ECWG website on this page and submit it for publication for the Explorers Log.  Email it to Joe Witte, ECWG, public relations chair,

Michael Manyak, MED 92, appeared on a television show, a radio show, and gave a talk in California about health and security issues for travelers. These were related to the

Dr. Michael Manyak

Dr. Michael Manyak

release of the book Lizard Bites and Street Riots co-authored by him along with Dr. Joyce Johnson FN 03 and Warren Young about that topic. His talk was  for the Southern California Explorers Club chapter.  at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana. It was entitled Travel Health and Security: Key Points To Keep You Safe and was followed by a book signing.

Dr. Manyak was the guest of Rudy Maxa on “Rudy Maxa’s World,” the country’s most widely syndicated travel radio show, where he discussed travel health and security pitfalls and the book. He also appeared on the Washington DC NBC News affiliate show “Let’s Talk Live” to discuss health and security issues for travelers.

On Feb. 28 Dr. Manyak discussed his book, using stories from some of his many expeditions to illustrate a few of the medical issues that explorers sometimes encounter and how to prepare for them.


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